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Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:04 PM

Academic Advisor
Category:Professional
Department:Harpur Academic Advising
Locations:Binghamton, NY
Posted:Dec 15, '17
Type:Full-time
Ref. No.:00834
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About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.
Job Description:
Budget Title: Academic Advisor (SL-3)
Salary: $44,530
Harpur Advising is seeking Academic Advisors to advise Harpur College of Arts and Sciences students with differing curricular needs on requirements and degree planning, while working closely with faculty and staff.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
+ Advising liberal arts undergraduates
+ Advising students exploring majors
+ Educating students about programs and opportunities
+ Coordinating, developing and facilitating outreach activities to help students gain knowledge about university academic programs, policies and procedures
+ Assisting students in identifying their interests, abilities, and academic goals and in making decisions regarding their academic career
+ Assisting students with degree planning to insure compliance with financial aid policies
+ Participating in new student orientation and recruitment events
+ Serving on committees as assigned
+ Advising freshmen and sophomore pre-health students
+ Advisors will have an area of focus and responsibility
Occasional evening and weekend hours are required. Applicants should be highly organized, self-disciplined, proactive, able to work independently/effectively as a team member, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This advising position offers the successful candidates the opportunity to hone their developmental advising skills. Harpur academic advisors work with a variety of campus offices including academic departments, Financial Aid and Student Records, Fleishman Center for Career Professional Development, New Student Programs, Admissions and various Student Affairs offices.
Requirements:
+ Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of experience in higher education
+ Demonstrated understanding of the educational role of academic advising in enhancing student learning and development
+ Ability to effectively, professionally and tactfully interact and communicate, both orally and in writing, with students, faculty, staff and visitors
+ Superior public speaking and presentation skills
+ Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
+ Understanding of and sensitive to diverse socioeconomic, cultural and developmental needs
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Master's degree preferred
+ Experience in academic advising (liberal arts preferred) or student affairs/student life
+ Experience with BANNER and DegreeWorks desirable
Binghamton University is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on job requirements and include qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws of the State of New York. Binghamton University will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
Additional Information:
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) ###-#### or via email at ...@goer.ny.gov
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inghamton.edu/human-resources/dual-career-program/
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The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.
As required by title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.
Application Instructions:
Deadline for Internal Applicants: January 3, 2018
Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.
Persons interested in this position should apply online.
Please submit:
+ Resume,
+ Cover letter, and
+ Contact information for three professional references
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The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.
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